Construction, Infrastructure & Projects
Christine’s strong career record traverses public and private sector roles, including recent executive leadership roles as a General Counsel for regulatory and operational agencies within NSW Government. Christine’s core expertise is in construction, projects, major procurement and services for infrastructure, including public and privately funded infrastructure. She combines this with expertise in Government, public administration and regulatory matters, as well as executive leadership of legal functions.
Some recent relevant matters Christine led or advised on include:
World Commerce & Contracting
Dispute Resolution Board Foundation
The Law Society of New South Wales
Commercial Law Association
Institute of Public Affairs Australia
24 January 2023 - Knowledge
Timely and accurate legal advice is critical to government decisions. Yet sometimes, advice just doesn't get through or doesn't get through effectively. What can government lawyers do to improve this, and make sure their advice is heard and understood?
19 January 2023 - Knowledge
#Government, #Administrative Law, #Intellectual Property, #Workplace Relations & Safety
In this special edition, we explore ways in which the public sector can navigate through some of the risks and threats facing government this year.
23 November 2022 - Knowledge
In this edition, we highlight the Caretaker conventions that you need to be aware of prior to the next election in 2023 for New South Wales.
06 July 2022 - Knowledge
Partner Christine Lithgow shares her reflections on reconciliation for NAIDOC Week 2022.
31 May 23
IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman have investigated a number of complaints in relation to Victorian local councils and produced a series of reports. In this presentation, partner Joseph Monaghan, will provide a basic overview of IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman, their respective roles and functions under their establishing legislation and an overview of recent IBAC and Ombudsman investigation reports involving local councils.
05 Jun 23
The recent extreme flood events raise a series of legal issues including the liability of local councils for decisions that expose residents and businesses to greater risk from flooding events, and remedial steps to address past decision-making. In this webinar, partner Joseph Monaghan and lawyer Jacob Atkinson will discuss these topics.
14 Jun 23 - Canberra
In the third and final seminar of the series, partner Andrew Klein and senior associate Natasha Jones, explore the legal risks associated with returning absent employees to work. This includes ill and injured workers, chronic absenteeism, Comcare issues, 'work from home' related issues and COVID 'return reluctance'. In the course of the seminar, our speakers will work through hypothetical scenarios with reference to relevant regulatory APS frameworks and recent case law.